Thursday 27 April 2017

Two foreign nationals detained at Istanbul airport over nightclub attack - reports

A police officer looks at photographs of the victims after the attack at a nightclub in Istanbul (AP)
A police officer looks at photographs of the victims after the attack at a nightclub in Istanbul (AP)

Daren Butler

Turkish police detained two foreign nationals at Istanbul's main Ataturk Airport in connection with a gun attack which killed 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, Turkish broadcaster NTV reported on Tuesday.

No further details were immediately available. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack and the assailant remains at large.

Reuters

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